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2014-03-26 12:23:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today issued the following statement regarding the company's management and monitoring of its ash basins: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO For more than a century, Duke Energy has provided safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our customers. Coal-fired power plants produced a good portion of that electricity. Throughout the past few decades, we have dedicated significant resources to the...

2014-03-26 08:31:57

Crown & Ivy Collection Includes Colorful Tops, Tanks, Dresses, Jackets and More CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, Inc. has just debuted Crown & Ivy, a new and exclusive line of women's clothing inspired by feminine grace and Southern charm. This lifestyle brand is perfect for the modern, Southern woman and is full of vivid, fresh and chic pieces that can be mixed and matched in countless combinations to help busy women achieve effortless everyday style....

2014-03-26 08:28:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants has appointed Joshua Miller, MD, as the practice's Corporate Medical Director. Miller replaces Richard Gilbert, MD, MBA, who served as the head of the practice for 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/CL90620 One of the largest anesthesiology practices in the region, Southeast was established in 1981 and employs more than 100 anesthesia and pain management physicians who work in...

2014-03-25 12:28:37

RALEIGH, N.C., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The national organization ALIPAC is asking talk radio show hosts across America to expose the liberal pro-amnesty organization that is running false advertising in support of liberal Republican candidates on the very stations that carry the shows to conservative audiences and voters. In North Carolina, a group called Americans for a Conservative Direction are spending more than $150,000 in ads that claim Congresswoman Renee Ellmers is...

2014-03-24 23:26:58

Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the firm successfully negotiated an average 302% immediate increase in cell tower revenue for North Carolina clients in 2013. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the telecom lease-consulting firm successfully negotiated substantial cell tower revenue increases, averaging 302%, for North Carolina cell tower lease landlords throughout 2013. Vertical Consultants was also able to restructure the...

2014-03-24 08:20:26

- Post-secondary technical training school to hold breakfast conversation focusing on education and workforce preparedness- MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the North Carolina graduation rate is above the national average. The North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE), housed in the Office of the Governor of North Carolina, is poised to provide ongoing support to ensure this notable student achievement continues. One way in which it...

2014-03-21 16:24:12

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Every third Friday of each month PhotoBiz will be releasing the latest collection of designs, fonts, backgrounds, and features. We hope our customers will come to look forward to the third Friday since each one will be unique and full of awesomeness! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN88342 PhotoBiz kicked off our first "New Feature Friday" with 2 New Portfolio Site Designs. Manilla Bay Known as 'The...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-03-20 20:20:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today notified the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) and other state and local officials that a gap has developed on the inside embankment of one of the Cape Fear ash basins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The basin dam remains safe and structurally sound. A small depression was observed two weeks ago on the embankment of the basin, which was constructed in...

2014-03-20 16:26:37

DENVER, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2014-2015 Bio NC Hotbed map campaign featuring North Carolina's leading life sciences employers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/FL63156LOGO North Carolina hosts several established life sciences employers, like Novartis and Purdue, as well as hundreds of entrepreneurial startups. The state is also among the leading regions for employers posting...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

Croatan National Forest
2013-10-14 10:49:56

Croatan National Forest is located in the state of North Carolina in the United States and is managed by the United States Forest Service. This national forest holds 159,885 acres of coastal lands and is bordered by the Bogue Sound, White Oak River, and the Neuse River on three of its sides. It is located near the cities of Morehead City and New Bern. This forest is managed alongside three other national forests, including Pisgah and Uwharrie national forests. It holds four designated...

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